Founded in 1887 as Victoria Jubilee Technical Institute; VJTI Mumbai pioneered country’s industrial capacity building and played an instrumental role in setting up IITs and RECs of India. Institute is renamed as Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute in 1997.

The institute offers programs at Diploma (6), Undergraduate – B Tech (9), Masters – M Tech/MCA (17) and Doctoral – PhD levels in core engineering disciplines. The institute is Autonomous, affiliated to Mumbai University and owned by Govt. of Maharashtra.

The institute is located in Central South Mumbai near Five Gardens, with the postal address VJTI Mumbai, H R Mahajani Road, Matunga (East), Mumbai 400019, India.